Jim Van Engelenhoven

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Jim Van Engelenhoven
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Iowa House of Representatives District 71
Former Member
In office
1999-2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
County Supervisor, Mahaska County
1992-1998
Military service
Service/branchIowa Air National Guard
Years of service1964-1970
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 8, 1943
Place of birthOskaloosa, IA
ProfessionFarmer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jim Van Engelenhoven (b. September 8, 1943) is a former Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 71 from 1999 to 2013. He was a Mahaska County Supervisor from 1992-1998.

Van Engelenhoven is a farmer. He served in the Iowa Air National Guard from 1964-1970.

He is a member of 4-H, Iowa Corn Growers, Iowa Soybean Association, Mahaska County Farm Bureau, and the Oskaloosa Chamber of Commerce.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Engelenhoven served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Engelenhoven served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Van Engelenhoven won re-election to the 71st District seat against Pat VanZante (D). In the June 8th primary election, Van Engelenhoven defeated Republican primary opponent Mark Held by a margin of 2,455 to 755. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 71 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Van Engelenhoven (R) 8,285
Pat VanZante (D) 3,640

2008

On November 4, 2008, Van Engelenhoven was re-elected to the 71st District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Pat Vanzante (D). [3] Van Engelenhoven raised $29,171 for his campaign, while Vanzante raised $6,279. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 71
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Van Engelenhoven (R) 9,442
Pat Vanzante (D) 5,829

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010 Engelenhoven collected $23,241 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[5]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Van Engelenhoven's campaign in 2010
Vermeer, Matilda$2,000
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$2,000
Iowa Farm Bureau$1,751
Iowans For Tax Relief$1,250
Bankers Unite In Legislative Decisions Aka Build$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $23,241

2008

In 2008 Van Engelenhoven collected $29,171 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $7,393
Iowans for Tax Relief $3,500
Iowa Farm Bureau $1,678
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $1,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 71
1999–2013
Succeeded by
Mark Smith (D)